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Film debut of Keith David, in an uncredited bit part as a club patron.
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First, final and only ever feature film directed by J. Robert Wagoner.
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The movie is one of a number of disco movies made during the late 1970s / early 1980s that also feature rollerskating / roller discos. Other such movies included Roller Boogie (1979), Skatetown, U.S.A. (1979), Xanadu (1980), and Can't Stop the Music (1980) as well as the made in the 2000s but set in the 70s, Roll Bounce (2005).
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The name of the squad formed to fight drugs such as PCP was the 'Angels Against Dust'.
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The name of the nightclub in the movie was the Blueberry Hill Disco.
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The Disco Godfather, the movie's central character, is notable for his trademark phrase that says, "Put your weight on it", an expression which is repeated regularly through the movie, apparently said a total of twenty-four times.
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This film is multi-genre interface picture representing the genres of dance/music, comedy, martial arts/action, crime/gangster and cult and B-movies.
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This movie was made and released around five to seven years after both The Godfather (1972) and _The Godfather: Part II (1974)_).
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This film is considered a blaxploitation movie.
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In one scene in this disco movie, the 33 1/3 LP record album cover of Saturday Night Fever (1977) is used as a cocaine bowl.
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The song "Spaced Out" is heard throughout all the hallucinogenic trip sequences.
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The actual name of the Disco Godfather character was Tucker Williams.
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